Fresh from Boston, Mass., alternative country-rocker Chris Moreno has hit the ground running in Music City with It Was You, the lead single from his latest EP, Into the Night. It Was You, written by Moreno, has caught the attention of listeners and industry personnel alike — finding a home on many prominent playlists and racking up more than 110k streams on Spotify. The gritty, heartbreak anthem highlights Moreno’s masterful guitar skill paired with memorable lyrics that will have listeners longing for the past.
The single, accompanied by an official music video, is a meaningful one for Moreno who often draws inspiration from real-life situations. “It is a bittersweet one for me and probably my most personal yet,” Moreno says. “I wrote it at a time when I was struggling to move on from a relationship that had ended, but still had a lot of good. It’s a tough spot to be in.”
To view the official music video for It Was You click here.
The EP, written and recorded in Nashville and produced by Jonathan Roye (Kelsea Ballerini) is the follow-up to Moreno’s debut album Into The Sun. Since then, he has been earning the attention of country fans in Nashville and beyond with relatable lyrics, appealing melodies and unique, expressive vocals. Even country radio is taking note saying, “It’s hard to define Chris and his music, but there is an aching in his voice and a very slight, sweet twang that softens the edge of his honest and impassioned rock delivery.”
About Chris Moreno: A lot can change in five years — just ask alternative country-rocker Chris Moreno who has spent the better part of the last decade elevating his artistry. After a short departure from music, Moreno rediscovered his love for writing and performing and hasn’t looked back since. A recent transplant to Nashville via Boston, Moreno released his debut album Into The Sun in 2016 featuring the single Try which received nationwide airplay. The song introduced Moreno’s classic, raspy voice and musical style — reminiscent of the alternative rock of the early 2000s mixed with modern country elements — to country radio. Upon its release, he hit the road for a slew of shows across the nation. For him, time off the road is rare which he embraces, saying, “I live on the road because that is where my people are. Without the fans none of this would be possible.” The consummate performer, Moreno combines his genuine love of music with a sincere delivery of every word he sings. With each song, listeners are met with a unique sound that feels both fresh and familiar at the same time.https://www.countryschatter.com/2018/09/alternative-country-rocker-chris-moreno-recalls-it-was-you-in-soulful-new-single/New ArtistsNew ReleasesPress Release"It Was You",Chris Moreno,Into the Sun,Johnathan Roye,Kelsea Ballerini,Spotify,Twitter